If you've recently suffered the tragic loss of a spouse, child, or other immediate family member due to another's negligence, you may be bouncing between grief and rage and wondering about your next steps. While there's never an upside to such a tragedy, if the accident or injury that claimed your loved one's life took place in Alabama, you may be able to benefit from fairly generous laws governing wrongful death lawsuits.
A report by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that 1.2 million people serving time in jail are parents of minor children. If you are a non-custodial parent, you may still be required to pay child support regardless of whether you were incarcerated before or after your divorce was finalized and the support order was established. Here's more information about this issue and what you can do if you don't have the cash to pay.